Peace Corps Prep now an option at UMES

Aug 14, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

The Peace Corps is establishing an undergraduate certificate program at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore that starts this fall. 

The Peace Corps Prep partnership with UMES will combine targeted coursework with hands-on experience to prepare students interested in becoming Peace Corps volunteers or other intercultural field work. 

UMES announces scholarship fund pledge by Delaware couple

Aug 4, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -– The Bennie and Shirley Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund is being created at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to provide need-based scholarships to deserving students.

The pledge by the owners and operators of Bennie Smith Funeral Home Inc. is the most recent in a series philanthropic gestures the couple and their business have made over the past two decades in support of university projects and students.

Pharmacy school secures accreditation thru 2019

Jul 14, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

New classroom building is next goal

UMES faculty, cartoonist team up to revamp curriculum

Jun 2, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

Drawing inspiration from the world of cartoon art, a team of University of Maryland Eastern Shore researchers has come up with a strategy to improve the success rate of students who take college physics courses.

Led by Dr. Kausik S. Das, the team has been awarded a $400,000 National Science Foundation grant to improve student engagement, boost retention and invigorate innovation through an inventive approach to physics instruction and senior-year research projects.

Meet Jasmine Brown, Class of 2017

May 12, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

Pocomoke High alumna will deliver student commentary

Jasmine E. Brown will represent nearly 330 members of the senior class on stage at spring 2017 commencement exercises May 26 when she delivers the student commentary. 

Brown, a member of the Richard A. Henson Honors Program, was the top choice of a panel of five judges who auditioned candidates who applied for the honor. 

The kinesiology major from Pocomoke City said she was shocked when contacted about her selection.